The blue legend, Buddy Guy in his club at 700 S. Wabash in Chicago. | Al Podgorski~Chicago Sun-Times
Musician Jimmy Reed. Undated handout photo.
Blues musician Jimmy Reed and his wife, Mama Reed.
Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Jimmy Reed had a seminal hit in 1961 with the blues ballad “Bright Lights, Big City.” Set to dense “walk/don’t walk” rhythms, it was the tale of a young Mississippi man confronted by the menacing shadows of the urban …